Liquid asphalt tank on fire at facility in NC, evacuation order in place

Source:, March 7, 2023
By: Stephen Sorace

A fire inside a tank of liquid asphalt at a facility in Madison, North Carolina, on Tuesday prompted officials to evacuate residents from the nearby area as firefighters determine how to extinguish the flames.

The fire broke out inside a 17,000-gallon tank that was filled with about 11,500 gallons of liquid asphalt at SealMaster on West Decatur Street, the Madison Fire Department told reporters. Read more.

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